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15 December 2011

Stories from 15 December 2011

Poland: Change to Drug Law, Change in Policy?

On December 9, an important change was introduced to Poland's drug policy: an amendment to the law on illegal drug possession came into force, which would allow prosecutors to abandon...

Haiti: Housing Still a Problem

Trinidad & Tobago, Belize: Gay Rights

Cuba: In Defense of Human Rights

Barbados: Courts Send Message that Women are Nothing

Trinidad & Tobago: Dangerous Ad

Guyana: Rape Allegations against Police Chief

St. Kitts & Nevis: Making Financial Progress

Brazil: “A new era of political activism?”

Honduras: Journalists and Police Clash During Protest

Uruguayan Cinema

Rwanda: Tweeps Debate as President Kagame Eyes Third Term

As debate on whether Rwanda's constitution should be amended to allow for a third term rages on, Rwandan President Paul Kagame says that citizens are free to say that they...

Brazil: Monitoring Human Rights During the World Cup and the Olympics

Brazil: Blogger Found Dead, Hanged: Suicide or Assassination?

Iran: Jailed blogger on hunger strike

Video: Middle East Responds to Media via Webcam

Talk Back TV Middle East provides a way for people from in the Middle East and North Africa can talk back and give their take on state controlled television and...